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Intermediate Surveying
This course is intended to introduce the students to surveying techniques and equipment used in the field in order measure distances, horizontal and vertical angles. The topics discussed will be used to build the course of study up to and including traverse calculations, adjustment and the development of a coordinate system. The class is designed as an eight our class with one laboratory session. It is designed for the LTAP Road Scholar II program. The target audience includes equipment operators, inspectors and engineering technicians.

This course, Implementing Human Factors into Roadway Design: A Workshop on How to Use and Apply the Human Factors Guidelines (HFG) for Road Systems, helps participants gain an understanding of the HFG and how they can apply the principles to road system design and operational decisions. This course provides an overview of human factors as they relate to the roadway environment and describes why it is necessary to incorporate human factors in the design and operation of roadways as a complement to existing standards and manuals for roadway design and operation.

This course introduces the student to the basic surveying tools, techniques, terminologies and mathematics necessary to perform the duties of a field inspector, transportation construction tradesmen or equipment operator. This course is 16 hours in length and includes actual field lab exercises where the student has an opportunity to practice topics covered in the classroom. This course includes practice problems with each section and a pre and post course test.